Resource 2: Leadership competencies audit

Table R2.1 Leadership competencies audit (adapted from MacBeath and Myers, 1999).

Leadership competenciesHow do you rate yourself? (Tick one column)In what situation did you last do this?
Highly competentAdequately competentBarely competent
Working with othersSupporting others
Recognising individual efforts
Promoting other people’s self-esteem
Developing others by providing opportunities for development and reflection
Minimising anxiety
Being a reflective and empathetic listenerSeeking to understand before making judgements
Listening to individual ideas and problems
Actively encouraging feedback
Empowering othersEmpowering others to make decisions and take responsibility
Modelling behaviourDemonstrating personal integrity
Modelling the attitudes and values that you wish to promote
Showing enthusiasm
Being proactive in making decisionsProviding direction and a clear vision
Making decisions
Promoting understanding of key issues
Managing changeEncouraging new ways of doing things
Anticipating possible future challenges
Treating mistakes as learning opportunities
Encouraging teamworkEncouraging teamwork

Resource 3: School Leadership learning outcomes